It was March Madness in Trail last night as hot shooting and strong defence allowed Mota Automotive to rally from down 17 at half to a victory in the Trail Men’s Basketball League final on Thursday night at J.L. Crowe.
Mota was able to build a 12 point lead in the second half over Castlegar Realty. However, the Castlegar boys weren’t finished as they went on a rally of their own to cut the Mota lead to two points. Mota was able to hold on down the stretch for an 82-76 win.
After finishing fourth in the regular season, Castlegar Realty beat Rossland in the 4th/5th game and then knocked off top-seeded Northport from Idaho to advance to the final.
In the third place game, Northport came from behind to tie the score at 65 with a last second three pointer. There was no overtime.